Immediate Release

Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment

Feb. 8, 2019

The Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced today the following assignment:

U.S. Navy Force Master Chief James Herdel, currently assigned as the force master chief for Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been selected to replace Army Command Sgt. Maj. William Thetford as the command senior enlisted leader for U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.